Publish or Perish: Five Steps to Navigating a Less Painful Peer Review

Carol A Lange  1 Stephen R Hammes  2   1 Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA. 2 Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School...
Why Participate in Peer Review?

Why Participate in Peer Review?

Patricia K Kerig  1 1 Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.   PMID: 33442940   The scholarly publishing enterprise is currently undergoing a “crisis,” likely exacerbated by the global pandemic, in which peer...

The effect of peer review on the improvement of rejected manuscripts

Account Res. 2021 Jan 8;1-11. Tom J Crijns  1 , Janna S E Ottenhoff  1 , David Ring  1 1 Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin , Austin, TX, USA. PMID: 3339336 Peer review is intended to improve the...

An overview of peer review and editorial practices of the ASA Journals

On 18 November 2020, “The American Sociologist” has published an interesting study by Ben Merriman, a sociologist at the University of Kansas, who examined 351 annual reports from editors of the official journals of The American Sociological Association (ASA), the...